Collection of Television Series scripts

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Title: Collection of television series scripts
Collection number: PASC 81
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 550.0 linear ft. (1108 boxes)
Date: 1947-ongoing
Abstract: The collection consists of American television series scripts dating mostly from ca. 1960s to the early 2000s. The scripts document a wide variety of television genres such as comedy, action adventure, detective shows, science fiction, and westerns.
Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Television Series Scripts (Collection PASC 81). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of American television series scripts dating mostly from ca.1960s to the early 2000s and documents a wide variety of television genres such as comedy, action adventure, detective shows, science fiction, and westerns. The scripts also represent television series aired by various commercial and cable television networks and include shows such as The Beverly Hillbillies, The Big Valley , Dallas , Days of Our Lives , Dinah Shore Chevy Show , ER , Friends , The Fugitive , Hee Haw , In Living Color , Julia , M*A*S*H , Mod Squad , Murphy Brown , The Real McCoys , Smallville , 77 Sunset Strip , Third Watch , The Waltons , and West Wing , to name only a few. A small portion of the scripts are annotated.

Biography/History

The Collection of Television Series Scripts is an archival collection originally assembled by the UCLA Theatre Arts Library.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by television series title.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232880 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Television plays.
Television scripts.

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